Sleep Disordered Breathing

Surgery for sleep apnea improves asthma control

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children suffering from sleep apnea is associated with decreased asthma severity, according to the first large study of the connection, published in the journal ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Poor sleep may age your brain

(HealthDay) -- Evidence is building that poor sleep patterns may do more than make you cranky: The amount and quality of shuteye you get could be linked to mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease, four ...

Jul 16, 2012
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Sleepiness in children linked to obesity, asthma

(Medical Xpress) -- Obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed children are more likely to experience excessive daytime sleepiness, or EDS, according to Penn State College of Medicine sleep researchers.

May 16, 2011
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Significant physiologic changes in breathing take place during normal sleep related to alterations in respiratory drive and musculature.

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Sleep apnea linked to poor aerobic fitness

People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new study led by researchers at University ...